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Workers in pharma companies healthier: Survey

Workers in pharma companies healthier: Survey

Country's pharmaceutical companies seem to be giving more attention to the overall well-being of their workers compared to other sectors, with more than 70 per cent employees in the industry reporting good health in the workplace, says a report.

'Indian pharma industry capable of discovering new drugs'

'Indian pharma industry capable of discovering new drugs'

Indian pharma industry is capable of discovering at least a couple of new drugs in the next 10 years, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries founder and managing director Dilip Shanghvi said today

India wants its officials during FDA inspections at drug units

Perturbed by Indian drug-makers frequently running into overseas regulatory problems, the government has requested the US health watchdog FDA to allow its officials during inspections of domestic pharma units.

Indian cos in FDA's first list for generic Aciphex tablets

In a decision that will cheer the domestic pharma industry, Indian firms including Dr Reddy's, Lupin and Torrent Pharma have received nod from the US health regulator to market the first generic version of Aciphex, used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

IP environment deteriorating in India: US pharma industry

"PhRMA remains concerned about the deteriorating intellectual property environment in India," Mark Grayson, PhRMA spokesman said.

Ranbaxy issue a wake up call for Indian pharma industry: Shaw

The USD 500 million fine on Ranbaxy by US authorities after it pleaded guilty to "felony charges" for violating drug manufacturing norms is "a wake up call" for Indian pharmaceutical industry, according to Biocon Chairman and Manging Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.

Indian pharma industry seeks policy reforms in Indonesia

India hopes the Indonesian government will undertake policy reforms that will enable Indian companies to invest in the South-East Asian nation's pharmaceutical sector.

Indian pharma sector to grow to Rs 5 lakh cr by 2020: DoP

The Indian pharmaceutical sector is expected to grow 5-fold in the next seven years to reach Rs 5 lakh crore, as per government estimates.